Kyrie Irving had 16 points and seven rebounds as Brooklyn easily won this matchup of NBA title contenders and improved to 4-0 on a five-game West Coast trip with Kevin Durant missing his third straight game with a strained left hamstring.
NBA: LeBron James stars in LA Lakers' win over Portland Trail Blazers, Miami Heat close out Indiana Pacers
In the Eastern Conference first round, Giannis Antetokounmpo scored 31 points and Khris Middleton added 18 of his 21 in the fourth quarter as the Milwaukee Bucks dominated late to down the Orlando Magic 121-106.
NBA: LeBron James' 36 points power Lakers to victory; Nikola Jokic narrowly misses out on triple double as Nuggets win
James added nine assists and seven rebounds, and he hit five of his six 3s in that decisive barrage. Anthony Davis and Kyle Kuzma had 18 points apiece as the Lakers beat San Antonio for the third time this season, sweeping the season series
NBA: Kyle Kuzma's late surge helps Lakers bounce back with victory over Suns; Sixers win thriller against Cavaliers
Kyle Kuzma "clicked" to drain two clutch three-pointers as the Los Angeles Lakers bounced back to score a 123-115 road victory over the Phoenix Suns on Tuesday.
NBA: New Orleans Pelicans trade Anthony Davis to Los Angeles Lakers in blockbuster deal, say reports
Anthony Davis will form a high-powered NBA strikeforce alongside LeBron James next season after the New Orleans Pelicans agreed to a trade deal with the Los Angeles Lakers, US media reports said on Saturday.
NBA All-Star 2019: La Lakers' Kyle Kuzma stars as Team USA rebounds to win NBA Rising Stars title at Team World's expense
Slam dunks and three-pointers were the order of the day and defence disappeared completely as Team USA outgunned Team World 161-144 in the NBA Rising Stars game on Friday night.
NBA: Joel Embiid scores 37 and grabs 14 rebounds to power 76ers past visiting Lakers in high-profile encounter
Joel Embiid scored 37 points and grabbed 14 rebounds to power the Philadelphia 76ers over the visiting Los Angeles Lakers 143-120 Sunday in a matchup of high-profile NBA clubs.
NBA: LeBron James says he is in no hurry to assemble a Lakers side capable of challenging for championships
LeBron James rejected suggestions on Thursday he was the driving force behind the rebuilding of the Los Angeles Lakers after a week of intrigue surrounding the franchise's attempts to lure Anthony Davis from New Orleans.
NBA: Lakers withdraw from negotiations with Pelicans over Anthony Davis after complaining about 'outrageous' trade requests
The Los Angeles Lakers have withdrawn from negotiations with the New Orleans Pelicans over Anthony Davis after complaining about 'outrageous' trade requests.
NBA Rundown Week 16: The Anthony Davis-sized question mark confronting the league, Rudy Gobert's dashed dreams and more
Bits and bobs from another exciting week in the NBA
NBA: LeBron James-led Los Angeles Lakers to play two pre-season games against Brooklyn Nets in China
The LeBron James-led Los Angeles Lakers are set to play NBA pre-season games in China next October, facing the Brooklyn Nets in Shanghai and Shenzhen.
LeBron James grabbed at his left groin area with 7:51 left in the third after slipping under the Warriors' basket while trying for a loose ball.
NBA: LeBron James shakes of illness to help Lakers beat Pelicans; Kawhi Leonard leads Raptors to 'businesslike' win
LeBron James scored 22 points, handed out 14 assists and pulled down 12 rebounds as the Los Angeles Lakers posted their sixth straight home win.
NBA: Los Angeles Lakers edge past Atlanta Hawks; James Harden scores season-high 40 points as Houston Rockets beat Indiana Pacers
LeBron James powered Los Angeles Lakers to a 107-106 victory over the Atlanta Hawks as James Harden orchestrated Houston Rockets' win over the Indiana Pacers.
Ibaka drained his first 14 shots of the game as the Raptors embarrassed the Lakers by grabbing a shocking 31-point lead in the first half.
NBA: DeMar DeRozan leads San Antonio Spurs to victory against LA Lakers; Milwaukee Bucks extend winning run
San Antonio Spurs' DeMar De Rozan led his team to victory over the Los Angeles Lakers, as the Milwaukee Bucks continued their impressive run of form by beating Orlando Magic.
Team World attacked the rim and dominated from three-point range as the internationals kicked off the NBA 2018 All-Star Weekend festivities with a 155-124 victory over Team USA.
Brandon Ingram scored 20 points to lead the Lakers, who hadn't won a game since a 20 December victory over the Houston Rockets.
The Lakers improved to 11-18 on the season with Kuzma scoring 24 of his 38 points in the first half on nine-of-nine shooting.
NBA 2017-18: From Joel Embiid to Milos Teodosic, the underrated players to watch out for this season
Here is a look at the players who might not make the NBA Finals, but will still be discussed through the season as they will be tremendously entertaining to watch.